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With locations in Lake City, Ocala and Lady Lake, Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center is an expert in treating pain conditions of residents in Gainesville, The Villages, and the surrounding communities, using the latest pain management techniques and procedures available.

Our Approach to Helping You Begin Your Journey to Pain Relief

Pain is your body’s natural way of communicating a problem. You want to be rid of your pain, and we can help. Take that all-important first step on your journey to being pain-free, and let our proven approach to pain management help you overcome the terrible torment of chronic or acute pain. Our approach is focused on utilizing proven protocols to reduce the pain you suffer from, and we will help you by leveraging effective pain coping strategies, from pharmacological to interventional pain management modalities that are absolutely essential to improving your daily life and your overall quality of life. Undertreatment of pain when treatment is indicated is a serious problem, causing far too many people to live unnecessarily with pain. Too many people who are in pain do not seek treatment for their pain.

The Focus of Our Approach Is Our Commitment to Helping You Be Pain-Free

Many patients turn to us after experiences of frustration and disappointment stemming from past failures with the diagnosis or treatment of their pain conditions. We have helped thousands of patients with an accurate diagnosis and a customized plan of treatment that takes into consideration your unique circumstances and medical history. Stop suffering and start living life the way it should be, pain-free, or with your chronic pain being effectively managed for a better quality of life. From the pain of a long-term chronic illness to the distress and discomfort you may feel from a range of conditions, our goal is to reduce the pain you suffer from. A common difficulty in pain management is communication, as patients experiencing pain can have difficulty describing what they feel and how intense it is. To counteract that tendency we take a much more proactive communicative approach to making sure that we really hear and understand your pain and its true nature.

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We believe your life should be free from pain and fear. Pain brings with it unhappiness and a lowered quality of life. You are not taking pleasure in life when you are in pain, no matter whether your condition is an aggravating ache or a pain that is all consuming. If it feels like you will never be without pain or relief, you should know that there is hope and that if you’re in pain, you can count on help from Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center to diagnose and treat your pain-related issues. You don’t have to absorb the toll that pain can take on you as it eats away at your capacity to savor all that life has to offer. Fight back against the unhappiness that pain can inflict on you and your loved ones. Make the right choice and choose Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center as your pain management partner.

Why Choose Us?

From fibromyalgia to shingles, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and sciatica, when you need pain relief, you need to turn to the pain management experts at Florida Pain and Rehabilitation, founded by Dr. YiLi Zhou, a Harvard-trained, board-certified pain specialist, and neurologist. No matter whether you have debilitating pain from neuropathy, osteoporosis, whiplash, scoliosis, bursitis or chest pain, make us your premier provider of comprehensive, multidisciplinary pain management solutions. For those patients suffering from acute or chronic pain, Dr. Zhou believes in providing you with high-quality, individualized interventional pain management treatment, beginning with the most conservative modality first, but always with the goal of helping you be rid of your pain. To help you be pain-free, we may utilize such pain management protocols as a block, NSAIDs, and even antidepressants, as well as a range of other pharmacological pain management and interventional pain management modalities. At Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center we have a commitment to delivering the highest standards of care for you, which enable us to advance innovative therapies that both restore your health and improve your quality of life. No matter whether you have pain from carpal tunnel syndrome, spondylolisthesis, radiculopathy, or even debilitating foot pain or neck pain, let us help you be pain-free, contact us now to set up your consultation.

With locations in Lake City, Ocala and Lady Lake, Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center is one of Florida’s leading pain management treatment centers, helping patients in Gainesville, The Villages and the surrounding communities effectively manage their pain.

Meet the FLPNR Team

  • YiLi Zhou, MD, Ph.D
  • Bohdan Warycha, MD
  • Hoang (Wayne) T. Vu, DO
  • Heather Shaw, PA-C
  • Vinh-Loc Nguyen, PA-C
  • Irene Aponte Moreno, NP
  • Sunny Park, NP
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Neurologist in Ocala, FL

YiLi Zhou, MD, Ph.D.

Harvard-Trained, Board-Certified Pain Specialist and Neurologist.

Dr. Zhou graduated from Wenzhou Medical College, China in 1982 with training in both modern western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine. He had neurology fellowship training at Shanghai Medical School, specializing in EMG/NCV and evoked potential studies. He served as an attending neurologist in China.

Dr. Zhou came to the USA in 1991. He obtained Ph. D. degree in psychology at Kent State University. He then went to Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, where he served as a chief resident in neurology and worked with Dr. Robert J. Schwartzman, a world renowned RSD expert.

Doctor of Medicine in Ocala, FL

Bohdan Warycha, MD.

Dr. Warycha is board certified by both the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. After graduating from New York University in 1997 with a degree in Biochemistry, he then earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Warycha completed two years of General Surgical training prior to completing his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he served as chief resident in 2008-09.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in Ocala, FL

Hoang (Wayne) T. Vu, DO

Dr. Hoang (Wayne) T. Vu is board certified by both the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Vu earned his degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California in 2003. He finished his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency in 2007 as a Chief Resident at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Physician Assistant in Ocala, FL

Heather Shaw, PA-C

Ms. Heather Shaw is a NCCPA certified Physician Assistant and is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from St Leo University in 2001. She also received an Associate’s Degree in EMS and completed Critical Care Training.

Physician Assistant in Ocala, FL

Vinh-Loc Nguyen, PA-C

Mr. Vinh-Loc Nguyen is a NCCPA certified Physician Assistant and is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from University of Florida in 1994. He had a successful career in the financial industry before returning to his true passion for medicine.

Nurse Practitioner in Ocala, FL

Irene Aponte Moreno, NP

Ms. Irene Aponte Moreno is an Adult-Gerontology certified Nurse Practitioner and licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. In 2014, she received her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Jacksonville State University in December of 2006. In 2003, she received an Associates of Arts degree from Southwestern Michigan College. She also completed an Associate degree in Informatics from the University Institute Antonio Jose de Sucre located in Lara State, Venezuela.

Nurse Practitioner in Ocala, FL

Sunny Park, NP

Ms. Sunny Park is an AANP and ANCC certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. She graduated with Summa Cum Laude with Bachelor of Arts in Drawing from Southern Illinois University in 1999. She pursued nursing career and graduated with Associate of Science in Nursing in 2007 and started working as a registered nurse in Cardiovascular ICU in St.Luke’s Medical Center. She continued with her education and graduated with Magna Cum Laude obtaining Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Cardinal Stritch University. During her nursing education, she was awarded multiple scholarships including the Lamplight scholarship by Milwaukee Nurses Association.

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Locations

Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center
Lake City
440 SW Perimeter Glen
Lake City, FL 32025
Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center
Ocala
1910 SW 18th Court, #200
Ocala, FL 34471
Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center
Lady Lake
918 Rolling Acres Rd,
Unit 102
Lady Lake, FL 32159

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386-518-3299